Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

We are back to the red terror era of the Megistu regime in Oromia. Abiye ordered to kill young men and women in Oromia and throw them in to the street to... Read more »
Comment on Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official by Agazian

Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official

Reuters – Gunmen killed at least 20 people last week in western Ethiopia, a regional government official said on Thursday, in what he and two residents described as an attack on civilians... Read more »
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‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centers across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without charges,... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

The Weeknd donates $1m to Ethiopians in conflict

R&B singer The Weeknd has promised to donate $1m (£700,000) to Ethiopians caught up in the conflict in Tigray. The star, born Abel Tesfaye in Canada, is the son of Ethiopian immigrants.... Read more »
How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

BY ADDISU LASHITEW | First Published in Foreign Policy On Nov. 28, 2020, Ethiopia’s military took control of Mekele, the capital of Tigray region, after a monthlong fight with the Tigray People’s Liberation... Read more »
Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, the large majority men, in a massacre late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum in the Tigray region,... Read more »
US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, and an end to killings and human rights... Read more »
Ethiopia offers reward for rebellious leaders of Tigray

Ethiopia offers reward for rebellious leaders of Tigray

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ethiopia is offering a reward of more than $250,000 for information on the whereabouts of Tigray’s rebellious leaders who fled the regional capital Mekele three weeks ago. The state... Read more »
Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s prime minister met his Ethiopian counterpart Sunday, as Sudanese forces continued their advances to reclaim territories controlled by Ethiopian militias along the two countries’ shared border. Abdalla Hamdok’s... Read more »
Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region, outside its capital, have been struck by artillery during the two months of fighting, according to the first humanitarian assessment of... Read more »